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To University and Beyond

Launch Your Career in High Gear

Adler, Mandee Heller / Teten, David


1. Auflage Mai 2021
160 Seiten, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-75792-4
John Wiley & Sons

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Learn how to use your time as a student to supercharge your career

To University and Beyond: Launch Your Career in High Gear delivers a step-by-step guide to using your educational years to put you in the right position to accelerate your career, optimize your time, and build valuable and rewarding relationships. You'll learn everything you need to know about taking advantage of the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: the first ten years of your career.

Broken down into 21 accessible chapters, To University and Beyond features a wide array of practical and strategic advice on topics like:
* How to write the perfect resume or CV
* How to hack your career path to achieve what you've always dreamt of
* How to access rarely used scholarships and grants
* How to find selective short-term learning programs
* How to thrive in a virtual learning environment
* How to get paid to learn with options beyond traditional degree programs
* How to communicate and present so people get your message

Perfect for high school, college, and university students who want to make the most of their time and start their career off on the right foot, To University and Beyond provides a wealth of actionable advice you can put to work today.

Preface xiii

1 Why We Wrote This Book 1

2 College Is Not for Everyone: Get Paid to Learn 5

3 Before Your First Class 9

4 Who Do You Know? Who Knows You? 15

5 How to Get the Most Out of Virtual Classes and Events 37

6 If You're Not at the Table, You're Missing Out: Plan Your Career 43

7 Top 10 Myths Students Believe 51

8 Write a Resume That Sells 57

9 Prepare a Personal Marketing Plan 65

10 Start Your New Job and Don't Get Fired 67

11 Write a Memo People Actually Read 71

12 Present So People Will Hear 73

13 Easy Career Kickstarts That Most People Don't Do 79

14 What You Will Know by Your 20th Reunion 83

15 Internships and Other Work Experience, Locally and Globally 85

16 Get Paid to Study: Ridiculously Generous Scholarships 89

17 Politics and International Relations 97

18 Women, Racial Minorities, and Other Historically Underrepresented Communities 111

19 Religious Groups 117

20 Mini-Universities: Conferences and Communities for Further Learning 121

21 What Happens Next? 127

Acknowledgments 129

Endnotes 131

Index 133
MANDEE HELLER ADLER is Founder and Managing Partner of International College Counselors, LLC, and its subsidiarity Edit the Work. Her firm is one of the world's largest educational consulting businesses, serving clients from over 13 countries and across 20 U.S. states.

DAVID TETEN is CEO of Versatile Venture Capital and Founder of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of NY. He was previously a Managing Partner with HOF Capital, Partner at ff Venture Capital, serial technology entrepreneur, investment banker, and strategy consultant. He writes at